Medical/Surgical Nursing Faculty Position

Aurora University is an independent, comprehensive institution founded in 1893 offering bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Our two campuses are located in Aurora, Illinois and on the shores of Geneva Lake in Wisconsin. Additionally, we have an Educational Center in Woodstock, Illinois. We seek people passionately involved in the educational process who will help us realize our vision.

We seek talented faculty who are passionate about teaching and learning. As a private institution, Aurora University expects faculty to be involved in the lives of students through mentoring, student support, enrollment initiatives, and other activities related to the college experience. To facilitate this highly interactive faculty/student relationship, the typical teaching load is three 4 credit-hour courses per semester and student advising is supported by professional staff. Evidence of successful teaching, or a strong potential for successful teaching, is required for all positions. Undergraduate faculty share in the delivery of the general education program, most often by teaching within the university's interdisciplinary core.

MEDICAL/SURGICAL NURSING: Tenure/Clinical Track  Assistant/Associate Professor

(Applications submitted by 17 April 2017 will receive full consideration)

The successful candidate will be able to effectively teach advanced medical/surgical concepts with the ability to teach in additional areas of specialty such as Health Assessment or Pharmacology. As an AU School of Nursing faculty member, the candidate will be expected to participate in curricular development, program assessment, student recruitment, retention, and mentoring. The clinical track faculty candidate shall maintain competence in clinical and functional areas of responsibility through professional practice/activity and educational activities. In addition, service, scholarship, and  participation in university initiatives will be a part of faculty responsibility. Above all, the candidate must demonstrate teaching effectiveness and bring a strong commitment to student learning. The candidate must hold a license as a registered nurse in the State of Illinois. Minimal education preparation is a Master's degree in Nursing. Certification in an area of specialty is desirable. Bilingual in English and Spanish is also desirable.

All faculty positions offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, life, long term disability, a 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA, and tuition remission included for benefit-eligible positions. Applications must include a letter of intent including description of education, certifications held, and all relevant experience, current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references including phone numbers (candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted). Electronic applications welcomed. More information can be found at aurora.edu/facultyjobs.

Please submit application materials as follows:

Hardcopy submissions:
Faculty Search, Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Aurora University
347 S. Gladstone Ave.
Aurora, IL 60506

Electronic submissions:
facultysearch@aurora.edu

Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to becoming a model university of the 21st century. Toward this effort we are determined to have a faculty, staff and student body reflecting the cultural demographics of the greater Chicago area.